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Title:
The secret life of flies
Author:
McAlister, Erica, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
[Richmond Hill, Ontario] : Firefly Books Ltd., 2017.

©2017
Physical Description:
248 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Summary:
[The author] travels from the drawers of wonder at the Natural History Museum, London to the mountains of Peru, via underground caves, smelly latrines, and the English country garden. She discovers flies without wings, eyes on stalks, rotating genitalia and the terrible hairy fly, while pausing along the way to consider today's key issues of conservation, taxonomy, forensic entomology and climate change." -- Jacket.
Language:
English
Contents:
Contents : Chapter 1 : The immature ones -- Chapter 2 : The pollinators -- Chapter 3 : The detritivores -- Chapter 4 : The coprohages -- Chapter 5 : The necrophages -- Chapter 6 : The vegetarians -- Chapter 7 : The fungivores -- Chapter 8 : The predators -- Chapter 9 : The parasites -- Chapter 10 : The sanguivores -- The end.
ISBN:
9781770858091
Format :
Book